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Minnesota farm incomes improved, marginally, in 2016

Media Contact: Allison Sandve, University of Minnesota Extension media relations, office 612-626-4077, ajsandve@umn.edu; Dale Nordquist, University of Minnesota Extension economist, 612-625-6760


Farmers needed a good year but incomes were only slightly better despite record yields  

ST. PAUL, Minn. (March 28, 2017) — More than 30 percent of Minnesota farmers were in the red in 2016, the third consecutive year of declining commodity prices.

Extension offers one-to-one services for financially distressed farmers

Media Contact: Allison Sandve, University of Minnesota Extension media relations, office 612-626-4077, ajsandve@umn.edu

ST. PAUL, Minn. (3/22/2017)—University of Minnesota Extension today announced it will begin offering one-to-one financial counseling to farmers in serious financial stress.

Join citizen scientist network to help fight aquatic invasive species

Contact: Dan Larkin, Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist, 612-625-6350, aisdetectors@umn.edu
ST. PAUL, Minn. (3/8/2017)--Registration is now open for AIS Detectors, a new volunteer network and science-based training program to help stop the spread of aquatic invasive species (AIS) in Minnesota.